Previous Players Coached:
Marcos Baghdatis (2005-06), Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (2006-08), Yanina Wickmayer (2010), Aravane Rezai (2009-2010), Laura Robson (2010-11), Jeremy Chardy (2011) and Grigor Dimitrov (2011-12)
Coaching Career Highlights:
• Began his coaching career with Marcos Baghdatis, helping him ascend to World No.1 as a junior and winning the 2003 Australian Open boys’ title, prior to coaching him on the professional tour for two years (2005-06) where he would go on to reach the final of the 2006 Australian Open and reach the Top 10
• In July 2007, Mouratoglou started coaching Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (2006-08) and helped her crack the World’s Top 30
• He then moved on to coach Yanina Wickmayer (2010) and Aravane Rezai (2009-2010), with the latter enjoying a successful 2010 season, entering the World’s Top 20 and winning the Premier event in Madrid. Wickmayer on the other hand attained a career-high ranking of No.12 in April 2010. Mouratoglou stopped working with Rezai and Wickmayer in August 2010 and April 2012
• Over the course of the next few years, the Frenchman bounced around from Jeremy Chardy (2011) to Grigor Dimitrov (2011-12), whom he took to the Top 50 in just five months time, before finally landing with his current employer, Serena Williams (2012-present)
• Since their partnership began, Mouratoglou has helped Serena capture 10 Grand Slam titles, three WTA Finals championships and an Olympic Gold Medal: Australian Open (2015, 2017), Roland Garros (2013, 2015), Wimbledon (2012, 2015-16), US Open (2012-14) WTA Finals (2012-14) and Olympic Gold Medal in singles (2012 London)
• Serena’s winning percentage since teaming up with Patrick is 92% and she has spent 84% of her time at the World No.1 ranking position (compared to 16% before Patrick)
• He also actively participates in the development of the future of tennis through Team Mouratoglou. This team brings together the most promising talents of the Mouratoglou Academy, among those rising stars are: Stefanos Tsitsipas, Alexei Popyrin, Coco Gauff, Jason Tseng and Rudi Molleker
The eldest son of a Greek-born business mogul, Mouratoglou was a middle-rung junior player with professional aspirations who gave up the sport at 15 at his parents' behest to concentrate on school. He didn't touch a racket for seven years. Groomed to take over his father's company — one of the largest renewable energy firms in France — he instead quit at 26 to begin building a tennis academy on the outskirts of Paris. Mouratoglou says it was a tough conversation, but his father took it well and supported his decision. Mouratoglou told his father he enjoyed business, but it didn't touch his soul.
Began playing tennis at the age of six and started his coaching career at 26 years old. Bjorn Borg was the player who inspired his passion for the game of tennis. Founder and President of the Mouratoglou Tennis Academy, based in Sophia Antipolis, in the heart of the French Riviera and well-known for being one of the most proficient training centers in the world. Founded in 1996, Mouratoglou Academy helps develop the next generation of pro tennis players while also polishing those who are already on the pro tour. In 2014, Patrick founded Champ Seed Foundation, supporting young tennis players that do not have the financial means to reach the top of the game. He wrote “Educate to Win” and "The Coach" and acts as a freelance tennis column writer for several tennis magazines. He is also an international TV Consultant for ESPN, Fox Asia and Eurosport International where he gets his own TV Show. Hobbies include reading, listening to music and cinema.